FMC breaks below prior session low


FMC Corporation (FMC) Technical Analysis Report for Aug 10, 2018 [1 min read]
Highlights
FMC crashes, loses $2.48 (-2.75%) within a single day
FMC breaks key support level
FMC dominated by bears dragging the market lower throughout the day
FMC breaks below 50-day moving average
FMC finds support at 200-day moving average
TQ Sentiment
Report Sentiment: 62% Bearish
Technical Forecast:
Overview

FMC ended the week -0.03% lower at 87.76 after tanking $2.48 (-2.75%) today. This is the biggest single day loss in over four months. The bears were in full control today, moving the market lower throughout the whole session. Closing below Thursday's low at 89.14, FMC Corporation confirms its breakout through the prior session's low having traded $1.79 below it intraday.

Daily chart for FMC
Volatility

Friday's trading range was $1.90 (2.13%), that's slightly above last trading month's daily average range of $1.80. Weekly volatility is also higher, being slightly above the markets average with the monthly volatility being slightly above average.

Support/Resistance

Prices are trading close to a key support level at 87.17. Breaking below the key support level at 88.71 today, it is now likely to act as resistance going forward. After trading as low as 87.35 during the day, the share found support at the 200-day moving average at 87.71.

Trend

Though the market is currently in a short-term down trend, this could just be a correction, as the medium and long term trends are both positive. The stock broke below the 50-day moving average at 88.40 today for the first time since August 1st.

Order Flow

Selling might accelerate should prices move below the nearby swing low at 86.89 where further sell stops could get triggered.

Conclusion

While classical technical analysis indicates a slightly bearish sentiment for the next trading day, our quantitative statistics show a different picture being bullish.

Market Conditions for FMC Corporation
Condition Forecast Direction Win Avg Worst Best Events
Close to R1 Resistance TQ Pro Members Only
4 Consecutive Lower Closes TQ Pro Members Only
Closed below last periods low TQ Pro Members Only
Strong Down Move TQ Pro Members Only
Gap Down TQ Pro Members Only
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